Boundless: Commercial open source geospatial software

CTOvision

Boundless’ global customer base uses the OpenGeo Suite, a complete open source geospatial web services stack, to deploy solutions for web mapping, transportation, telecommunications, open government, and a diverse range of other solutions.

What Open Source’s Collision With PaaS Means For Drupal And WordPress Services: FORR in 3 Video

Forrester IT

In this episode, Amanda LeClair and I discuss my recent research on the trends shaping the open source and CMS landscape, especially what it means for organizations investing in Drupal and WordPress […]. age of the customer open source Drupal DX Stack DXP web cms WordPress

Microsoft Joins Hot Open Source PaaS Project Cloud Foundry

Data Center Knowledge

The once notoriously anti-open source company has realized it's making tons of money in the cloud thanks to open source software. Cloud Design Microsoft Open SourceRead More.

Open source no longer scares the enterprise

Computer Weekly

Open source breaks the rules on corporate procurement, but developers never play by the rules and now open source has sneaked in through the back door

NGA Continues To Engage With Open Source Community Via GitHub

CTOvision

They are: geoevents: The GeoEvents project is a dynamic and customizable open source web presence that provides a common operational picture to consolidate activities, manage content, and provides a single point of discovery. By Bob Gourley.

Embracing Open Source Workloads with Windows Server 2016

IT Pros Rock!

You may be surprised to learn that Microsoft has embraced open source in Windows Server 2016 and across applications and development tools. Watch this video learn how you can work with Linux and other Open Source platforms and applications with Windows Server 2016.

NSA Releases A New Technology to Open Source Community

CTOvision

Here is their press release : NSA Releases First in Series of Software Products to Open Source Community. The software is “open source,” which means its code is available to the public – in this case, through the Apache Software Foundation. By Bob Gourley.

Open source storage hits the mainstream

Computer Weekly

Open source storage has gained mainstream acceptance in high performance computing, analytics, object storage, cloud (OpenStack) and NAS use, but can it crack the enterprise

NGA and DigitalGlobe Release Powerful Application To Community Under Open Source License

CTOvision

Sharing the application with the open source community helps accelerate its potential to become the standard for storing, enriching and analyzing massive amounts of raster data in a distributed cloud environment. By Bob Gourley.

Open-sourced Technology Levels the Playing Field Between Tech Giants and Startups

CTOvision

The contest between proprietary technology and open source has been ongoing for a decade.Today, some of the most premium technology is open-sourced and free. Even Google's highly prized Borg software is becoming open-sourced. Great benefits with open-source.

What is Open-source Intelligence (OSINT) and its its advantages for Ethical-Hackers?

Doctor Chaos

written by Amine Amhoume is a freelance writer and Ethical-Hacker What is Open-source Intelligence? Open-source Intelligence or OSINT is a part of the reconnaissance process that consists of using any online public intelligence that can provide information about a company, organization, or individuals. Tools Open-source Intelligence OSINT

Pivotal opens up Cloud Foundry to open source fights

David Linthicum

Pivotal spun out the Cloud Foundry Foundation last week, marking another instance where a commercial effort turns into an open source play. Cloud Computing Open Source Software The Industry Standard PaaS Open Source Software It''ll be interesting see how this move works, given that both OpenStack and Red Hat''s OpenShift PaaS platforms are aimed at the same users. There are three hurdles for the CFF to get past: read more.

Majority of open source has security flaws

Computer Weekly

Software audit highlights major security weaknesses across all open source software

Platform9 Raises $22M to Make Open Source Cloud Infrastructure Tech Easier

Data Center Knowledge

Business Cloud Open Source StartupsHPE, Redpoint, Menlo participate in Series C round led by Canvas Read More.

Open Source Technologies Provide Cloud-Ready Big Data Control

Data Center Knowledge

If you''re working with big data, it''s time to look at some powerful, cloud-ready, open-source technologies. Big Data Cloud Computing Big data cloud open source Bill Kleyman looks at eight technology projects that can help make sense of the explosion of data.

NHS to get open source API lab

Computer Weekly

NHS Digital plans on launching an API lab before the end of the year, with the goal accelerating development of interoperability in health and social care

what every open source project needs

SPF13

In the last few years open source has transformed the software industry. From Android to Wikipedia, open source is everywhere, but how does one succeed in it? While open source projects come in all shapes and sizes and all forms of governance, no matter what kind of project you’re a part of, there are a set of fundamentals that lead to success. What Every Successful Open Source Project Needs. Open Source is taking over the world.

Using Open Source Solutions for Cloud-Ready Big Data Management

Data Center Knowledge

Open source big data management can help rein in today''s massive and massively distributed volume of data. Big Data Cloud Computing Big data cloud open source Read More.

What is Open-source Intelligence (OSINT) and its its advantages for Ethical-Hackers?

Doctor Chaos

written by Amine Amhoume is a freelance writer and Ethical-Hacker What is Open-source Intelligence? Open-source Intelligence or OSINT is a part of the reconnaissance process that consists of using any online public intelligence that can provide information about a company, organization, or individuals. Tools Open-source Intelligence OSINT

Open source helps Schiphol fly to multi-clouds

Computer Weekly

Amsterdam airport Schiphol is utilising open source software to create and use a multi-cloud platform with an open API

Intel Finally Releases Its Rack Scale Design to Open Source

Data Center Knowledge

Just a few weeks ahead of its upcoming IDF conference in San Francisco, Intel announced Thursday that the data center asset utilization platform it has been assembling since 2013 is now ready to be shared with the open source community.

Open19: The Vendor-Friendly Open Source Data Center Project

Data Center Knowledge

Design Featured Hardware LinkedIn Open SourceIts licensing framework is one of the key differences between LinkedIn’s data center tech foundation and OCP. Read More.

Managing open-source security: a legal perspective

Computer Weekly

Open-source software is being used more widely than ever – but do IT leaders understand the legal risks

We love ideas like this: Open-source hardware could defend against the next generation of hacking

CTOvision

Pearce argue that open-source hardware could be the ultimate key against cyber attacks that companies are trying hard to find on The Conversation : You must have heard about open-source software helping in fighting cyber attacks but imagine open-source hardware doing the same job for you in much better way. Read Prof. Joshua M.

Amazon Web Services continues open-source push with code behind SageMaker Neo

CTOvision

Amazon Web Services has decided to release the code behind one of its key machine-learning services as an open-source project, as it continues to push back against critics who find its relationship with open-source software out of balance.

Red Hat launches open source hyper-converged infrastructure

Computer Weekly

Infrastructure bundles OS, hypervisor and storage software components from the open source distributor and is aimed at SMEs and remote office use cases

Using Open Source Software in a SecDevOps Environment

CTOvision

On 21 June 2018 the Open Source Software3 Institute is hosting a discussion that should be of high interest to enterprise technologists in the DC/Northern Virginia, Maryland area. From their invite: Come hear from our panelists about how the worlds of Open Source Software and the Secure Development / Operations (SecDevOps) intersect and strengthen one [.].

Red Hat Acquisition Gives IBM A Much-Needed Booster Shot Of Open Source And Cloud DNA

Forrester IT

Yesterday, IBM announced its intention to purchase Red Hat for $34B.

Open Source Needs Enterprise Developers

Data Center Knowledge

With open source, managing change can be a challenge and the community often has differing opinions, but the greater the diversity and the more developers, the more likely a project will be successful. Read More. Industry Perspectives

OpenStack vs hyper-converged: Open-source cloud in the datacentre

Computer Weekly

We look at how to deploy OpenStack on hyper-converged infrastructure and how HCI suppliers’ products can support deployment of the open-source cloud in the datacentre

Deck and resources: Open Source + Microsoft Azure

IT Pros Rock!

Thank you to those who attended my webcast event on Open Source + Microsoft Azure last week. It was a great opportunity to discuss and demonstrate the broad support that's available on the Azure cloud platform for Open Source software solutions! In this article, I'm providing a copy of the deck we used for our session, as well as a set of additional resources that may be helpful in your continued learning and preparation around Open Source scenarios with Azure.

My take on open source licenses : spf13.com

SPF13

My take on open source licenses. Open Source licensing can be a confusing and daunting task. This is the most popular Open Source license. In doing so it ensures that Open Sourced items remain open source. Open source.

Uber releases Ludwig, an open source AI ‘toolbox’ built on top of TensorFlow

CTOvision

The ride-hailing giant today debuted Ludwig, an open source “toolbox” built on top of Google’s TensorFlow framework that allows users to train and test AI models without having to write […]. Want to dive earnestly into artificial intelligence (AI) development, but find the programming piece of it intimidating? Not to worry — Uber has your back.

The cloud could drive open source out of the enterprise

David Linthicum

For a decade, there’s a question that just won’t go away: Is the cloud killing open source? Open source software has been the backbone of enterprise platforms for a long time—remember the LAMP stack of Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP/Perl? But consuming open source software via the cloud could change open source’s enterprise footprint. [ Free’ open source is not cheaper.

Top Open Source Software Challenges for 2017

Data Center Knowledge

Open source software is thriving, but it faces challenges related to cloud computing, IoT, corporate control, software forks and more. Read More. Shared